Romania’s central bank issues coin marking Metropolitan Bartolomeu Anania’s 100th birthday anniversary

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has issued a silver coin to mark the 100-year anniversary of Metropolitan Bartolomeu Anania’s birthday.

The obverse of the coin depicts the Metropolitan Cathedral of Cluj-Napoca, the inscription “ROMANIA” in an arc, the face value “10 LEI”, the year of issue “2021” and the coat of arms of Romania. On the reverse of the coin are the portrait and the name of Metropolitan Bartolomeu Anania and his birth and death years “1921-2011”.

The silver coins, housed in transparent plastic capsules, will be accompanied by leaflets featuring a presentation of the numismatic issue in Romanian, English and French. Each leaflet comes with a certificate of authenticity bearing the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Cashier of the National Bank of Romania.

The maximum mintage of this numismatic issue is 5,000 silver coins.

The selling price for the silver coin, including the presentation leaflet, is lei 450.00, VAT excluded.

The silver coins dedicated to Metropolitan Bartolomeu Anania’s 100th birthday anniversary are legal tender on the territory of Romania.

The silver coins were put into circulation for numismatic purposes, through the regional branches of the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanța, Craiova, Iaşi and Timişoara.

Information on how to purchase the coins can be found on the National Bank of Romania’s website, in the Numismatics section.

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